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Coleman, Lester and Cater, Suzanne (2005) Underage 'risky' drinking: motivations and outcomes. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Alcohol misuse among young people is a subject of great concern. This study, by Lester Coleman and Suzanne Cater of the Trust for the Study of Adolescence, looked at the reasons why underage young people (aged 14-17) get drunk, and explored the outcomes that occur. Only those young people reporting experiences of 'risky' drinking (or getting drunk in unsupervised, often outdoor settings) were interviewed.


Date:2005
Call No:BB, TA14
Pages:xi, 61
Publisher:Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Place of Publication:York
ISBN:1-85935-280-4
Keywords:underage drinking, young adult, young AOD user
Notes:Includes references.
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Accession Number:HRB 3073 (Available)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
T Demographic characteristics > Underage drinker
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors
F Concepts in psychology > Motivation
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Substance related societal (social) problems > Underage drinking
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > risk-taking behaviour
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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